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C&C 3 Problem!

by darrylmcintyre / March 11, 2007 12:10 AM PST

I just downloaded the C&C 3 demo. When i try to run it, it shows a screen with an error which causes my laptop to reboot. Is there anyone with this problem. Please, help me.

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by Tarlok / March 12, 2007 4:52 AM PDT
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System specs would be nice, but just based on the limited info you gave me, it sounds like a problem with either Direct X or your graphics card.

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My Specs
by darrylmcintyre / March 12, 2007 5:10 AM PDT
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Thanks for responding. This is what i have:

HP special edition L2000 (laptop)
Windows XP
AMD turion 64 - 1.80 GHz
ATI Express 200 - 128MB
2GB of RAM

anything else, let me know if

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by Tarlok / March 12, 2007 7:13 AM PDT
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Hmmm, I'm not sure if your graphics card can run C&C 3. Do you have all your drivers updated for your graphics card? Did the demo install direct X? Try installing the demo again to see if that works, but as far as I can tell, you have to be using an ATI 8500 series graphics card or higher to play C&C Tiberium wars.

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